Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form

Nalanda University PhD Admission

Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022 – Nalanda University Rajgir, Bihar invites application for PhD programme for the Academic Session 2022-23.

Check full details on Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022 below here.

Nalanda University PhD Programs

Course Duration (Years)
PhD in World Literature04
PhD in Sustainable Development and Management04
PhD in Ecology and Environment Studies04
PhD in Historical Studies04
PhD in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions04
PhD in Hindu Studies (Sanātana)              04

Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Application ProcessOngoing
Last date for submission of the Application formTo be announced

Eligibility Criteria for Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022

For full time students it’s a fully residential programme, with a stipend of 35000 INR per month

  • Nalanda University offers 4 year doctoral programme for national and international students
  • For full time students, it’s a fully residential programme
  • For part-time students, residence will not be provided (baring contact programmes / workshops for a period of not exceeding more than seven days)

Essential Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant should have a Master’s degree with at least 65% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA), preferably with dissertation at Masters’ level or M.Phil. Degree with 65% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Applicant to submit a Letter of Self Introduction, and 2 Letters of Recommendation/ References.
  • Applicant to submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) (The SoP should clearly state the reason for opting the course/programme and choosing Nalanda University)
  • Applicant to submit a detailed Research Proposal (which will be put through plagiarism check)
  • Applicant to submit evidence of any research such as writing samples or published papers (at least 2 to 3).
  • International applicants have to submit a language proficiency proof such as:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Any other standard English test on international platform
    • Or, completed a full-time degree-level course taught and assessed entirely in English

Eligibility Criteria for Employed Applicants (Part-time):

  • Applicant should have a Master’s degree with at least 65% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA), preferably with dissertation at Masters’ level or M.Phil. Degree with 60% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 8-10 years of work experience.
  • Applicant to submit a Letter of Self Introduction, and 2 Letters of Recommendation/ References
  • Applicant to submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) (The SoP should clearly state the reason for opting the course/programme and choosing Nalanda University)
  • Applicant to submit a detailed Research Proposal (which will be put through plagiarism check)
  • Applicant to submit evidence of any research such as writing samples or published papers (at least 2 to 3).
  • Application should be forwarded through proper channel along with a NOC from the present employer
  • International applicants have to submit language proficiency proof such as:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Any other standard English test on international platform
    • Or, completed a full-time degree-level course taught and assessed entirely in English

Nalanda University PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only through the official website https://nalandauniv.edu.in/
  • Before you proceed to fill the application form please ensure that you have read and understood the eligibility criteria for the Program you are applying for.
  • Please select the Program you wish to seek admission to. Only ONE program can be selected per application form. If you wish to apply for more than one program, use separate application forms.

For Indian Students

  • The candidate has to visit the University website for filling the online Application Form using online-portal.
  • The duly-filled Application Form and a Statement of Purpose (SOP) along with all the documents should be submitted to [email protected] . The candidate has to pay an Application Fee of INR 500 (Rupees Five Hundred only) towards the processing of the application through RTGS/NEFT.
  • The transaction ID/payment/transfer details must be submitted to Admissions Office at the following email address: [email protected] . The candidate has to appear in the Interview through video conferencing using Skype as per the schedule intimated to the candidate.

For International Students

  • International students have to visit the University website for filling the online Application Form using online-portal.
  • The duly-filled Application Form and a Statement of Purpose (SOP) along with all the documents should be submitted to [email protected] The candidate has to pay an Application Fee of USD 08 (Eight US Dollars only or equivalent in Indian currency) towards the processing of the Application through RTGS/NEFT.
  • The transaction ID/payment/transfer details must be submitted to Admissions Office at [email protected]

Selection Process

  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for an Interview in person or through video conferencing as per the intimated schedule. Selection will be purely on merit.
  • Selected candidates will be recommended for the provisional admission for the academic year 2022-23.
  • Selected candidates will be intimated through email.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application FormClick Here
Nalanda University WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

Nalanda University PhD Admission 2021

Important Dates

Last date for submission of the Application formLast week of March 2021